Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales en Afrique
Conselho para o Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa em Ciências Sociais em África
مجلس تنمية البحوث الإجتماعية في أفريقيا

Inter-communal Relations during the EVD Outbreak

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On April 27, 2016 CODESRIA organized a talk by one of its program officers, Ato Kwamena Onoma on the theme ‘the making of an epidemiological dangerous population: The “Peuhl-Fouta” in EVD-weary Senegal.’ Moderated by Prof. Sylvain Landry Faye of Cheikh Anta Diop University, the talk focused on inter-communal relations in Senegal and the dynamics of epidemic control and prevention during the height of the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in the Mano River Basin and the dynamics of epidemic control and prevention. The talk was held in the forecourt of the CODESRIA Secretariat in Dakar and was attended by scholars, policy makers and activists.